Royal Mail has said there are “no grounds” for the strike action its employees voted in favour of yesterday, as tensions over a range of issues including pensions came to a head. With a 73% turnout, the Communication Workers’ Union (CWU) members voted 89.1% in favour of taking action in the first strike ballot since Royal Mail entered the stock market as a private firm in 2013. But the postal operator warned action would undermine the trust of customers and […]
UPS expects minimal disruption from today’s (22 November) strike at its Camden depot in London, and remains confident an agreement can be reached with Unite.
A row over pay for drivers at paving group Marshalls has resulted in a ballot for strike action, which could result in disruption to supplies at Travis Perkins and Jewson.
Royal Mail is facing strike action after four weeks of negotiations on pension reforms ended in stalemate.